The Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council’s- mission is to support artistic activity in the Northern Brookhaven area embodying music, film, and visual arts and all educational and cultural endeavors as they relate to the arts. This mission is accomplished by coordinating our efforts with arts organizations, artists, local municipalities, schools, art galleries, libraries, theaters and other such organizations within the community that share our common goal.
The East End Arts Council—bringing the arts to everyone and inspiring our communities through support, advocacy and education.
The South Bay Art Association (SBAA) was founded in 1958 to encourage the creation and appreciation of the visual arts. Anyone with a genuine interest in either goal is welcome to join the Association as an exhibiting member or as a non-exhibiting associate.
Northshore Art Guild: North Shore Art Guild, Inc., founded in 1991 is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization designed to assist and inspire artists at all levels and within all mediums.
Patchogue Arts Council: ...the official website of the Patchogue Arts Council, Inc. The Patchogue Arts Council, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation founded to serve artists and promote the arts on the greater south shore of Brookhaven Town.
Northshore Chamber Choir: The North Shore Chamber Choir is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. Your contributions to the Choir may be tax-deductible (please check with your financial advisor, and are greatly appreciated. Please help support our effort to bring quality choral music to Suffolk County.
Smithtown Art Council: The Smithtown Township Arts Council, knowing that the arts are vital to the human spirit, encourages citizens to celebrate, participate in, and support the arts in their everyday lives. The arts, in turn, will grow Smithtown Township’s capacity for creativity, build more vibrant communities and bridge differences among people .
Islip Arts Council - is dedicated to leadership, advocacy, and excellence in the arts by presenting, producing, and promoting culturally responsive, high quality programs for diverse populations in varied artistic disciplines. Our goal is to facilitate these programs in response to the needs of the Long island community.
Huntington Arts Council: The Huntington Arts Council promotes arts and culture generated by Long Island artists to our children and to the general population. We work to enrich the cultural, social and economic life of the community by nurturing the professional development of artists, and by providing timely news and events via Arts Cultural News (circulation: 90,000). Our Arts-in-Education program reaches 35,000 children annually through our partner school districts. We also offer artistic programs and services to our more than 100 cultural organization members who encompass the broad spectrum of arts disciplines.
Long Island Arts Alliance: is a collegial network of the region’s not-for-profit arts and arts education organizations, promoting awareness of and participation in Long Island’s world-class arts and cultural institutions. LIAA offers diverse support services to member organizations, serves as an advocate for arts education in our schools and collaborates on strategies for economic development and community revitalization.
Long Island Gay Men's Chorus
But there's a lot more to us than that!
The Long Island Gay Men's Chorus is also about entertaining our audiences with high-quality choral performances, and affirming the contributions of Long Island's LGBT community.
Our programming includes challenging, contemporary music, and performances of an ambitious, traditional repertoire alongside music from various world cultures. The programming focuses on a wide variety of choral music from all time periods, and presenting styles that educate, challenge, and enlighten both our audiences and our singing membership.
The Chorus affirms, by example and through song, the worth and dignity of a cross-section of the diverse population that is reflective of Long Island and our nation as a whole, incorporating music that positively represents the gay community and openly supports issues related to human equality and justice.
The Chorus looks forward to including in our repertoire commissions of new works that celebrate local artists and create a unique and defining sound that is exclusively LIGMC.
Heckcher: The Heckscher Museum of Art serves the people of the Town of Huntington and surrounding communities. Through exhibitions of its permanent and loan collections of art and related museum programs, it seeks to provide inspiring and transformative educational experiences to encourage a broader understanding of our past and present and enrich the quality of life of the individuals it serves.
Parrish Art Museum: inspired by the natural setting and artistic life of Long Island's East End, the Parrish Art Museum illuminates the creative process and how art and artists transform our experiences and understanding of the world and how we live in it. The Museum fosters connections among individuals, art, and artists through care and interpretation of the collection, the presentation of exhibitions, publications, educational initiatives, programs, and artists-in-residence. The Parrish is a center for cultural engagement, an inspiration and destination for the region, the nation, and the world.
Moriches Choir: This year, the Choral Society of the Moriches celebrates years of presenting George Frideric Handel's Messiah. The tradition began in 1937 when Edna Kaler Gracey founded the 'Choral Society' and conducted their first Messiah concert at The Presbyterian Church of the Moriches. Against the backdrop of the beautiful pipe organ, the 39 original chorus members sang a much shortened and abridged version of the score.